Extra Easy Hummus

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  • Published Jun 8th
  • Ready In5m
  • Servings4
  • Calories118

Tahini-free hummus that only takes minutes, and is a favorite with my kids.

Extra Easy Hummus Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Extra Easy Hummus for 4 servings:

  • 1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained, liquid reserved
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Extra Easy Hummus Cooking Instructions

  • Prep5m
  • Cook-
  • Ready In5m

To cook Extra Easy Hummus, you need about 5 minutes of preparation time. The following are the steps to cook Extra Easy Hummus easily:

  1. 1 In a blender or food processor combine garbanzo beans, garlic, cumin, salt and olive oil. Blend on low speed, gradually adding reserved bean liquid, until desired consistency is achieved.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 118 calories; 4.4 grams of fat; 16.5 grams of carbohydrates; 3.7 grams of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 502 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Feb 17th 2011

    OMG! Who would've thought a little can of garbanzo beans could transform into something so delicous! It doesn't get easier or much simpler than this! I put everything into a mini food proces ...

  2. Jul 15th 2007

    I made this the first time by the recipe exactly. I missed the sesame flavor without the sesame paste, but liked the reduced fat/calorie idea. The second time I made it, I decided to use s ...

  3. Jan 7th 2007

    great recipe, if you are looking an alternative to hummus without tahini. i doubled the garlic, halfed the cumin, added a few shakes of ground red pepper, and some lemon juice. you really ...

  4. Aug 5th 2006

    "Impressive" my very picky husband concluded. He thought it was really good; I thought it was really good. The only thing this recipe was missing was lemon juice. After tasting it I knew it ...

  5. Jun 9th 2003

    I made two variations on this recipe. I left out the cumin and added fresh ground pepper. To one batch I added sun-dried tomatoes and a little crushed red pepper to taste. That was REALLY ...

  6. Nov 21st 2002

    Delicious and easy. My two-year old and I made this together, and she thinks it is yummy too! Leaving out the tahini saves a lot of calories. Try it with a tablespoon of dijon mustard ble ...

  7. Feb 8th 2002

    My girl scout troop made this, and it was a big hit with them! Parents are now asking for this recipe. Note: I liked it even better with 1/2 teaspoon of lemon juice added.

  8. Jan 2nd 2002

    This hummus was pretty good, but it was sort of bland. It was a lot better after adding paprika, a few drops of chili oil, and some sesame seeds.

  9. Oct 11th 2001

    This recipe is yummy and easy to make. It is even better if you blend in the juice of half a lemon.